Unit 6 Assignment – Debate: Privacy on the Job and Training and Development
This assessment addresses the following course objective(s):
- Describe the application of labor laws due to court decisions.
- Describe negotiating techniques and how to overcome an impasse.
We started this debate in the discussion forum. The debate will continue with this assignment.
The procedure for debate calls for what is known as “university style debate.” The opening speaker is affirmative (PRO), followed by the negative (CON), the second affirmative, the second negative, and then rebuttal speeches.
Hence, your assignment for this week will take the following format.
First Affirmative: Define terms; outline the entire case; develop the main case; summarize your own part.
First Negative: Refute the definition made by your peer (in their initial discussion); outline your entire case; develop your main case; summarize your own part.
Second Affirmative: Refute major points made by your peer in the first negative discussion; develop your own part of the argument; summarize your argument.
Second Negative: Refute affirmative’s main points; conclude the argument for your side; summarize the entire case; and compares your side with the other side (your peer’s response).
Rebuttals: Each rebuttal speech follows the same plan: point out the main points of your peers’ entire case or argument and refute them one by one; summarize your conclusions.
The debate will be based on the following scenario.
An employee worked the night shift at a bakery. She was having an affair and sometimes pretended to go to work when she was really visiting her lover. One evening when she was supposed to be working, her husband called the bakery and learned that she was absent. The next day he went to the bakery and met with the human resources (HR) manager. After consulting with the employee’s personnel file, the HR manager informed the husband that she had been absent on a number of occasions. Shortly after, the husband committed suicide. He left a note saying that he hoped his wife would be happier without him being in the way. The employee is contemplating suing the bakery for divulging her personal information and holding them responsible for her husband’s death.
- You should have already made your initial argument in the discussion – Initial Response – First Affirmative.
- Copy and paste your initial discussion into this assignment document.
- You must include the heading, First Affirmative.
- One of your peers should have responded to your initial discussion, Peer Responses – First Negative.
- Copy and paste your peer’s response into this assignment document.
- You must include the heading, First Negative.
- Using your peer’s response, you will write your Second Affirmative.
- The Second Affirmative must directly respond to your peer’s First Negative and refute major points made by the first negative speaker (your peer); develop your own part of the argument; and summarize your argument.
- You must include the heading indicating, Second Affirmative.
- The next part of your assignment will be the Second Negative. Here you will make a counter argument for the points you made in the Second Affirmation.
- Refute affirmative’s main points you made in the Second Affirmative; conclude the argument for your side; summarize the entire case; and compare your side with the other side (your peer’s response).
- You must include the heading, Second Negative.
- Conclude with the Rebuttal.
- Point out the main points of your peer’s entire case or argument (First and Second Negative) and refute them one by one; summarize your conclusions.
- You must include the heading, Rebuttal.
Your assignment must be formatted as follows:
- APA formatting
- Times New Roman or Arial 12-point font
- 1-inch margins
- Page numbers in top right corner
- Doubled spaced
- Use headings throughout the assignment
- Must include a minimum of two credible sources.
- Must be 2-3 pages in length.
Kobeck v. Nabisco, 305 S.E.2d 183 [Ga. App. 1983]
Krottner v. Starbucks, 628 F.3d 1139 (9th 2010)